Sports Medicine Bulletin
June. 8, 2010

Missed the Annual Meeting? Review Abstracts and Sessions

If you weren't able to join ACSM in Baltimore for the Annual Meeting and inaugural World Congress on Exercise is Medicine, read the research you missed. Visit www.acsm.org/annualmeeting for the program planner to search for abstracts and symposium titles. More

2011 Annual Meeting Session Proposals Due June 21

Don't miss the session proposal deadline for the 2011 ACSM Annual Meeting and 2nd World Congress on Exercise is Medicine! Click here to submit your proposals, due by 11:59 a.m. on Monday, June 21. Abstract submissions will be available in fall 2010.More

View Photos From the ACSM Annual Meeting and EIM World Congress

Visit ACSM's Facebook page to view photos from Baltimore, including shots of U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin’s historic community walk. Following a brief lecture during the meeting, Dr. Benjamin led meeting attendees through Baltimore's Inner Harbor and signed a health prescription for all Americans.

Click here to view photos!More

Vote for ACSM in Pepsi Refresh Grant Competition

Get kids physically active through the built environment! ACSM is in the running for a grant through the Pepsi Refresh project and hopes to provide a playground for an underserved area in Indianapolis, ACSM's headquarters city.

Click here to read ACSM's grant proposal and cast your votes! The top-10 vote-getters will receive grants for their projects.More

ACSM Research Featured in USA Today, TIME Magazine, Others

Research from the ACSM Annual Meeting and World Congress on Exercise is Medicine captured the attention of the media and the public. Studies were featured in USA Today, TIME magazine, the Chicago Tribune, The New York Times, and many more. To read news releases produced on studies at the meeting, click here.More

Does Increased Activity Mean Higher GPA?
CNN
Twenty minutes of daily vigorous physical activity among college students may lead them to have grade point averages about .4 higher, on a scale of 4.0, compared with students who do not exercise.More

New Exercise Guidelines for Cancer Patients Say Regular Activity is a Good Thing
Los Angeles Times
Before we knew about the vast benefits of exercise for people with cancer, physical activity wasn't always recommended during or after treatment.More